Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s 18th annual Guts & Glory 5K Run

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Trade in your sandals for sneakers on August 13th to support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation.

MEDIA ALERT

Attention: Assignment Editors/Event Producers

             WHAT:                    Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s 18th annual Guts & Glory 5K Run

             WHEN:                 August 13, 2011
                                         7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. - registration            
                                         8:45 a.m. - race        

             WHERE:                Sport & Civic Center Building
                                         5th & the Boardwalk
                                         Ocean City, N.J.

             MEDIA CONTACT: Dawn Halsey Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
                                         215-396-9100, dhalsey(at)ccfa(dot)org

Trade in your sandals for sneakers on August 13th to support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Proceeds from the run benefit research, education and support programs for patients and families coping with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, which are chronic digestive disorders of the small and large intestines collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Currently, Crohn’s and colitis affect an estimated 1.4 million Americans.

To register for the race, visit http://online.ccfa.org/gutsandglory, or to find out more information, contact the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley CCFA office at 215-396-9100 or visit http://www.ccfa.org/chapters/philadelphia.

CCFA, a voluntary, non-profit national organization, seeks to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

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